Clay Dillow
at 09:50 AM Feb 15 2012
Space // 

Of the panoply of dollar values and percentages that made headlines during yesterday's federal budget unveiling, there's one number that stands out that nonetheless received almost no mention yesterday: Five. That's the number of large-scale space missions, originally designed as joint NASA-ESA operations, that the US has backed out of in the last 12 months. Bailing on its international partners is starting to become a disturbing trend at the world's premiere space agency.

Staff Writers
at 10:07 AM Dec 2 2011
Tech // 

The Swiss have solved one of Europe's great problems: The Alps make shipping freight expensive. Remove that problem, and you create a much easier way to move trade throughout the eurozone.

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